11 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil is somewhat of a superstar among the natural and health food crowd currently, and there are plenty of good reasons for it. It has an incredible number of uses, many of which contribute to improved health and well-being. To make sure you get the full benefit of coconut oil, be sure you are buying virgin coconut oil that is both organic and cold-pressed. It is definitely a bit pricey compared to most of the vegetable and nut oils, but there are a number of things you can do with coconut oil that you cannot do with the others, and it certainly has a flavor that’s all its own. Here are some of the health benefits you can take advantage of when you use coconut oil.

1. Energy Boost

How often have you spent time around children and wondered where it is they get all that energy? There’s no way you’re going to get that childhood energy back by munching on a coconut, but making coconut oil part of your diet could help give you energy levels a little boost. Coconut oil has what are known as medium chain triglycerides, which are estimated to raise energy levels 5 percent over a 24-hour period.

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You probably wouldn't be visiting this site if you did not have some concerns about your health. If you haven't already, why don't you make today the first day you start on your journey to better health? There's no greater gift you can give yourself that's more valuable that good health. You can everything else you want, but without your health, what good is it?